Our Physicians

Malcolm S. Pond, MD, FACC Malcolm S. Pond, MD, FACC graduated from Yale University and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and received his medical degree in 1973. He completed his residency training and cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 1978. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is the managing partner of Riverside Cardiology Associates, and has been in practice in Riverside since 1978. He performs general and invasive cardiology.

Chiayu Chen MD, FACC Chiayu Chen, MD, FACC graduated from Johns Hopkins University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in 1986 and his cardiology fellowship at George Washington University in 1989. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has been in practice in Riverside since 1989.

Dr. AbouRjaili Georges AbouRjaili, MD received his medical degree from Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon in 2003. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship training at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY in 2011. He went on to complete an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY in 2012. He has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN.
 
He specializes in complex coronary and peripheral arterial interventions, structural heart disease including transcatheter aortic valve intervention, and minimally invasive vein ablation procedures. He is well trained in radial artery techniques and has a special interest in preventive cardiology.
 
He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Daniel Berman, MD, MACC, and his group oversee our cardiac nuclear imaging program and provide quality control and interpretation of SPECT and PET imaging performed at our offices. Dr. Berman is a world-renowned cardiologist who heads the nuclear cardiac program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is a Master in the American College of Cardiology, and is a pioneer in the field of nuclear cardiology and advanced imaging techniques.